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The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.
According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”
Wife of late leader of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mrs. Anna Okpozo, said people should stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of her late husband, Senator Francis Okpozo, in the recent board appointment saying no body is above mistake.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).
The presidency has reacted to the controversy generated by its appointment, Friday evening, of 1,468 Nigerians into the boards of agencies and parastatals.
President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday night appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made on October 31 at the National Executive Committee meeting of his All Progressives Congress.
The late Ugbaja was appointed member of Consumer Protection Council. His name is the third on the list of the council whose chairman is Emeka Nwakpa.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the constitution of the Governing Boards of agencies and parastatals, under some ministries.
The president appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 board members on Friday, according to a statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
The Federal Government has denied entering into an agreement with the organised labour to increase the minimum wage from N18,000 to N30,000.
Former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), has said that proper planning by governments at all levels will drastically reduce youth unemployment in Nigeria.
A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, remanded a 36-year-old labourer, Sani Musa, in prison, accused of stabbing one Musa Ashiru with a knife to death.
Taiwo Kasumu, Vice-President of the Para Athletics Federation of Nigeria on Wednesday said that the country would participate in the forthcoming Acuna International Athletics Championships in Italy.
The National Orientation Agency (NOA) says it has commenced peaceful campaign to schools, churches, mosques and even security agencies ahead of the 2019 general election.
The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has advised outgoing Governor Ayo Fayose to look elsewhere for political sanctuary, should he jump out of the PDP.
Mr Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications, has described the just-concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) National Presidential Convention as a celebration of success of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election.
The Group Managing Director of the Polaris Bank Limited, Tokunbo Abiru, over the weekend expressed optimism that the bank, formerly Skye Bank Plc, would transform into one of the best five in the industry within the next five years.
A Togolese opposition leader who has been on hunger strike for two weeks has been taken to hospital, his associates said on Wednesday.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged Nigeria to prioritise and embark on infrastructural projects that would boost the economic growth of the Nation.